Thursday, February 14, 2013

IFSW Europe: Delegates Meeting 2013 in Istanbul- Preliminary Agenda

 IFSW Europe e.V.
14 – 16 April 2013

Adile Mermerci Uygulama Oteli, Topkapi, Istanbul, Turkey
ADDRESS: Cevizlibağ, Mevlevihane Caddesi No.: 28 Zeytinburnu / İstanbul
Telephone Number: 00 9(0) 212 510 87 90 - 664 13 96 - 546 43 95
Only photos of the Venue is available-all info at the web is in Turkish

Sunday, 14th April - Time: 2030

IFSW Europe e.V. will host a dinner for delegates at
ADDRESS: Prof. Dr. Bülent TARHAL Cad. No: 6/1
Sürmeli Oteli Karşısı


Sunday, 14th April 
First day of Delegates’ Meeting - Time: 1400-1830

1.  Welcome and Formalities
1.1. Welcome and presentation from the Turkish Association of Social Workers
1.2. Approval of the agenda and timetable   
2.    Minutes of the Delegates Meeting 2012                          
2.1.  The DM held in Yerevan, Armenia on 27-29 April 2012     
To receive the minutes, consider any amendments and approve

3.    Matters arising from the minutes
      To consider any matters not otherwise on the agenda
4.    Presentation of the report from the Executive Committee for approval and 
presentation of a draft Work Programme for the coming period   
Visibility and Voice- Membership Development- Services for Members

4.1.  Introduction to the paper “Executive Members Work Portfolio” as the new basis 
for presenting the work done by the executive and representatives on the different 
areas of the Work Programme 2012-13
This includes among other issues
-Membership development
-IFSW Europe Representation in Conferences, Meetings, Campaigns, etc
-Partnership development with Ensact, EU and Social Platform, EAPN, FRA, FRAND, etc.
-The Role and Identity Project
-Funding for New Project: Economic Crisis in Europe-Challenge and Response of Social Work Profession”
-World Social Work Day in Europe
-European action on the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development
-General activities within IFSW Global

To report, discuss and recommend for the future

Monday, 15th April
Second day of Delegates’ Meeting 0930-1800

4.2.  Presentation of the reports from internal and external representatives of IFSW Europe

5.    Report from the IFSW Secretary General (IFSW Global)
5.1.  Report from the Secretary General
To report and discuss

6.     The review of the Global Definition of Social Work – developing an European position

7.    Consideration and amendments to the Articles and Bylaws of IFSW Europe
7.1.  There is no proposed amendments to the Articles and Bylaws
7.2.  To consider any proposals for amendments to be voted on in the future

8.     Approval of the annual accounts and the report of the auditors     
8.1.   Report from the Honorary Treasurer, including the accounts for 2012
8.2.   Report from the auditor

9.    Ratification of the general and financial policies of IFSW Europe e.V.
9.1.  Decision on the annual membership dues (regional fees)
9.2.  Review of activities and accounts of IFSW Europe e.V.
9.3.  Appointment of an independent auditor

10. Consideration of any other proposals
10.1. Statements
10.2. Delegates Meeting 2014
To consider any proposals for hosting the Delegates Meeting 2014
10.3. Other proposals
Time Banking - British Association of Social Workers
Solidarity in Social Work - Turkish Association of Social Workers

Socializing in IFSW Europe (during Coffee break)

Tuesday, 16th April
Final day of Delegates’ Meeting 0930-1300

11. European Conferences
11.1.  Information on the 3rd Ensact Istanbul Conference 2013 including activity on IFSW Europe
 day- Symposium: “Human Rights Theory and Practice for Social Workers”
11.2.   IFSW European Conference 2015- Call for a Bid
To receive expressions of interest and the authority of the Delegates Meeting to organize the
IFSW European Conference 2015 directed for social workers practitioners

12. Final adoption of the Work Programme 2013-14
To discuss proposals and to approve the work programme

13. Elections
13.1.  Election of members of the Executive Committee

14.  Appointment of external and internal representatives of IFSW Europe e.V.
14.1.Representative of IFSW Europe e.V. to Council of Europe – and a support team for the appointed person
14.2.Representative(s) of IFSW Europe e.V. to the European Union – and a support team for the appointed person(s)
14.3. An IFSW European contact person to the Global Human Rights Commission – and preferable a deputy for this person
14.4.An IFSW European contact person to the Global expert group on Ethics – and preferable a deputy for this person
14.5. IFSW Europe e.V. Election Officer. The European Elections Officer is a European appointment just for European elections within the frames of the IFSW European Delegate Meeting

15. Any other business
To consider any additional business approved by the meeting
To close the meeting

IFSW Europe e.V. 12 February 2013

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